• Gary Hunter

Summer Should Never be Winter - Oct. 29, 2022

God damn it’s hot


should never

be as cursed

as


Jesus Christ it’s cold


I never thought

I’d get goosebumps

while burning up

but my skin crawls

in this heat and I do

complain bitterly


as Palm Springs’ summers

finally meet my memory

of upstate New York winters


I just never imagined

hot and cold

would be

buddies in hell

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